"For a competitive junkie like me, golf is a great solution because it smacks you in the face every time you think you have accomplished something. That to me has taken over a lot of the energy and competitiveness for basketball."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Michael Jordan on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Michael Jordan on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Michael Jordan on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Michael Jordan on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Michael Jordan on Winston Churchill
"My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength."
"I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude."
"The best evaluation I can make of a player is to look in his eyes and see how scared they are."
"I want to be perceived as a guy who played his best in all facets, not just scoring. A guy who loved challenges."
"If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome."